Friday 30 October, 2020

Man gets $500K bail after million-dollar marijuana find

Police officers stand over a million-dollar marijuana find in the Sangre Grande district.

Police officers stand over a million-dollar marijuana find in the Sangre Grande district.

A 33-year-old man has been placed on bail of $500,000, to cover allegations of possession of an estimated 55 kilogrammes of marijuana. 

The street value for the drugs, Loop News was told, was $1,017,500.  

Makkaway Moore appeared before a Sangre Grande Magistrate yesterday, after surrendering himself to police on Thursday. 

The charges were read against him, bail was granted, and it was adjourned to a date next month. 

On September 29, police found and seized 72 ‘bricks’ of marijuana, which had a total weight of 55 kilogrammes. 

The drugs were found during operations by officers of the Eastern Division’s Special Division’s Unit, under the supervisions of Snr Sup Aguilal and Cpl Ramnarine. 

The operation also included PC Cielto, PC Singh, and PC Samuel. 

PC Samuel is continuing inquiries. 

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